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Senior Consultant - Decarbonization Strategies (US)

Publish Date:  Sep 24, 2022

New York, NY, US-US

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.




Consultant, Business Advisory - Net Zero Transformation (USA)


This role will be based in our central New York office. Remote working with periodic travel to the NYC office will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful applicants candidates will be required to travel within the US and internationally on assignment.



Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US by the start of their employment.


About us / the role

EcoAct, an Atos Company, is an international consultancy and project developer, helping businesses and organisations to meet the demands of the Paris Agreement. As a trusted advisor and partner to our clients, we simplify the challenges associated with sustainability, remove complexity, empower individuals and teams, and deploy bespoke solutions integrated into entire value chains.

We exist to embed climate action as a global driver of commercial performance, delivering economic, social and environmental value.

Our Advisory Team of Consultants help our clients create business value through carbon, energy and sustainability management. The mission of the Senior Consultant is to develop and deliver intelligent sustainability solutions for our clients, that help make sense of the environmental landscape and the challenges presented by a changing climate. The Senior Consultant will contribute to our overall consultancy function and take responsibility for managing and delivering a range of carbon, energy and sustainability projects.


Professional Background and Experience

Essential background characteristics include:

  • Already have a successful track record in a similar capacity or have demonstrated outstanding success in a related role and be committed to a future career in a senior sustainability role
  • Comfort with supporting the delivery and management of large business deals with private and publicly traded companies
  • Able to demonstrate success in delivering projects in a consultative environment
  • A professional, team-oriented, relationship-oriented approach to managing successful, long-term client engagements
  • Working knowledge of carbon markets, offsetting and renewable energy
  • Very high standards of written and verbal communication.


Knowledge/ Skills/ Attitudes

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience within carbon and sustainability services.

This role requires a wide variety of capabilities. The list below covers the main items:



• Detailed knowledge of issues surrounding climate change, energy, greenhouse gas emissions and sustainability, including risks and opportunities, mitigation, adaptation, strategy, science-based targets and scenario analysis

• Working knowledge of carbon accounting standards (ISO 14064, GHG Protocol and its variants, PAS 2050) and understanding of carbon neutrality standards such as PAS 2060

• Working knowledge and experience of carbon accounting, carbon measurement techniques and calculation methods for Scopes 1, 2 and 3 and CR reporting software

• Experience of Scope 3 value chain assessment techniques and methods

• Working knowledge of LCA

• Familiarity with a range of approaches to target setting including science-based target methodologies, CDP, climate related risk assessment and scenario analysis

• Familiarity with the recommendations of TCFD and other publications aimed at supporting organizations address, manage and prepare against the impact of climate change

Experience of stakeholder engagement and analysis including materiality assessment, interviews, workshops and peer benchmarking

• Excellent data handling skills and advanced knowledge of Excel



• Experience working in a consultative manner to understand client needs and guide them to a solution, demonstrated through client consulting engagements in the private sector

Proven ability to develop strong and effective long-term client relationships, with a track-record of working effectively and confidently with client executives

Strong commercial skills, with an ability to coordinate responses to proposals, sell and deliver to new and existing clients, as well as the ability to project manage and deliver on time within budget

Proven ability to conduct resource planning/skills assessments with other members of staff, and to monitor utilisation levels to manage optimum project staffing as well as experience of line management/ mentoring.

• Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to manage complex project deliveries across multiple simultaneous client engagements

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to produce well-presented, error-free results

• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to speak and present information with confidence in front of an audience, lead client workshops and represent EcoAct externally

• Effective writing skills, with an ability to write concise, compelling, and well-structured documents and reports

• Commitment to supporting the team in a growing and dynamic business

• An ability to create networks of customers across existing and potential clients

• Developing intellectual and commercial assets within the Company, with a focus on continuous improvement.




Reporting to the Director of the Advisory Team, the Senior Consultant will be required to work closely with all members of the team, both Advisory and Business Development, to achieve Company objectives. External relationships are a key part of the role, with a requirement to liaise with project teams, clients, overseas offices, and representatives from partner organisations.




Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.

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